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SCHOOLS & KIDS

AVHS Sold Out Parking Lot Debacle

Anybody else concerned 'about the parking permit situation at AVHS? Well I am. The administration's decision to assign...

Original post made by AVHS parent on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Wilma, on Sep 7, 2017 at 7:21 pm | 32 comments | 2511 Views

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Current, former Alameda County sheriff’s deputies arrested for alleged misconduct

Alameda County sheriff's officials said three current deputies and one former deputy were arrested Thursday for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Sep 7, 2017 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2871 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney: Nomad 'Mule' released from jail after no charges filed

The California nomad known as "Mule" was released from the Santa Rita Jail last Friday, with no charges filed before his...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Silva, on Sep 6, 2017 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 4788 Views

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Alameda County sheriff's deputies formally charged with inmate mistreatment

Three current Alameda County sheriff's deputies and one former deputy were arraigned Tuesday on charges including assault...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Bubba, on Sep 6, 2017 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1295 Views

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Pleasanton PD investigating armed robbery attempt

Pleasanton police are looking for information about the whereabouts of a man who allegedly tried to rob two female residents...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Claudette, on Sep 6, 2017 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 4247 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

17 measures to consider on November ballot

Brace yourself! The sample ballots you'll receive in the mail starting Oct. 10 will have much more than just the candidates...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:47 pm | 3 comments | 1181 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

California nomad 'Mule' jailed after arrest in Castro Valley

The nomadic man known as "Mule," who passed through the Tri-Valley this week, was arrested Wednesday night in Castro Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 9 comments | 6073 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Manteca teen killed in I-680 crash near Sunol

A young woman who died in a crash Monday night on Interstate 680 in unincorporated Alameda County has been identified by...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Pleasanton Parent, on Sep 5, 2017 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 2910 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Watchdog group OKs Measure B, BB expenditures

An independent watchdog committee (IWC) reported Tuesday that tax dollars from Measure B and Measure BB transportation funds...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Sep 5, 2017 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1182 Views

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Harvest Wine Celebration canceled due to high heat

The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association announced Thursday afternoon the Harvest Wine Celebration events planned for...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by wfturner, on Sep 2, 2017 at 6:59 am | 5 comments | 2580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD legal fees - $1,065,468 YTD

I was wondering if the Pleasanton Weekly could find out why on earth PUSD has spend over $ 1 million on lawyers since the...

Original post made by curious on Jun. 7, 2015
Last comment by Jtjh, on Sep 1, 2017 at 2:05 pm | 19 comments | 5516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PUSD spends over $300,000 more in legal fees in June and July

The wasting of tax dollars continues as the current school board agenda shows PUSD paid law firms a number of payments split...

Original post made by Shocked (but not surprised really) on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by Warrants, on Sep 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 1491 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Near record-breaking temperatures expected this weekend

With triple digit temperatures forecast for the Tri-Valley this holiday weekend, the city of Pleasanton is activating two...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by Julia Reis, on Aug 31, 2017 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

As economy picks up, so does city spending

After a three-year hiatus, spending on municipal projects and improvements is back on the list of priorities for the Pleasanton...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Rose, on Aug 31, 2017 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 3056 Views

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My affordable health insurance under Obamacare

I just received my Blue Shield health care premium notice for 2014 –the first year we see the Affordable Care Act (ACA)...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Judith, on Aug 31, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 25 comments | 4824 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

Birth

Jack Logan Saylors Read the full story here https://pleasantonweekly.com/print/story/2011/07/29/birth posted Friday, July...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1010 Views

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Fundraiser set Sunday for Pleasanton native fighting cancer

This Sunday evening the Sunshine Saloon in Pleasanton is set to host a fundraiser dinner and raffle, with all proceeds going...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Cherie Bergman, on Aug 31, 2017 at 1:40 pm | 5 comments | 3509 Views

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Pleasanton council offers early support to roadwork financing deal with Costco

A majority of the Pleasanton City Council gave initial support to a financing deal with Costco to fund $21.47 million in...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Scott Hale, on Aug 31, 2017 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 2787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Benicia native joins Pleasanton police as newest officer

Pleasanton police officials have welcomed Charles Hendrickson as the department's newest officer, a Benicia native hired...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 30, 2017 at 4:37 pm | 3 comments | 1122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Stop commemorating the Confederacy

In the wake of the hate-fueled white supremacist protest in Charlottesville, Va., our local State Sen. Steve Glazer (D-Orinda)...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2017
Last comment by sanity, on Aug 30, 2017 at 10:14 am | 19 comments | 1997 Views
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